The search for Caboolture woman Amy Schulkins continues six months after her disappearance. Despite extensive ongoing searches, police cannot confirm any sightings since that date.
On 30 December, Amy and her wife Rebecca visited Amy’s parents at Fernvale for dinner. On their return home, they enjoyed a few drinks and Amy messaged a friend on Facebook Messenger.
Rebecca went for a shower, and Amy left during that time. When Rebecca checked the Facebook messages, she saw her wife intended to confront someone about a matter from her past.
Police confirmed Amy visited that person’s place and left following a confrontation.
Rebecca Schulkins said her Amy was previously diagnosed with a form of bipolar and struggled with mental health.
The search for Amy Schulkins
Amy’s parents told the ABC that their search for their daughter took them all over SE and western Queensland.
“We have done probably 30,000 to 40,0000 kilometres searching since she has gone missing.
“A couple of days in the boat dragging the entire Caboolture River with a sonar looking for cars or anything underwater, in case anything was in the water.
“I have spent countless hours on the bike and 4WD in the forestry and the bush. We have searched anywhere you can hide a car.”
Lee and Allan Schulkins hope their daughter went and began a new life elsewhere.
“If we find the vehicle and Amy is in it, then so be it. But we think the vehicle holds a lot of clues as well.”
The Schulkins expressed gratitude for community support for the search and also said the police were doing everything possible.
The Missing Persons Advocacy Network have donated a mobile billboard to help publicise the search for Amy. It will be active from 31 July, in time for National Missing Persons Week.
Queensland Police ask anyone with information to contact CrimeStoppers on 1800 333 000.
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